Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Dragon NaturallySpeaking: A Cure For My Blogging Laziness?

Disclaimer: I don't get paid to promote Dragon. I do enjoy complaining.  TPOL has been on a blogging hiatus. I can say it's because your favorite consumer protection attorney, Bachuwa Law, has been hard at...

Badda Book, Badda Boom? Who Does Your Marketing?

It's been a minute since I've written a complaint of the week post. Today is as good a day as any other to write one. The target of my ire is Choice Hotels and...

IHG Free Night Devaluation: Still Not As Bad As Club Carlson

Festivus 2018 has a leading contender. It is Chase's IHG card which used to provide one free night on the card's anniversary at any IHG property. I've maximized this perk by staying at some...

United Calls to Apologize for Avianca Strike: Miles Refund Included

You may recall that Avianca went on strike and almost ruined my trip to South America & Africa. Here's the strongly worded letter that I wrote to United and a recap of the events: My flight...

That’s Me in the Corner Losing My Globalist Status

So long Hyatt Globalist. I was unable to requalify for Globalist for 2018 because I refused to stay and make the Hyatt House my second residence in 2017 (see Hyatt Kills Gold Passport). I...

New Chase for Business Website: Disaster!

I complained when Amex ruined its perfect website by making 'upgrades'. I complained when Chase's personal website changed as well. The changes to Chase's personal website did not affect me because I used Chase's...

Thank You Bachuwa Law! Barclays Honors Spend Promo

Disclaimer: The following is not legal advice. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Contact Bachuwa Law if you have a question or to submit an inquiry.  I previously wrote a post called Keep Vs....

No Wi-Fi Compensation: A Long Explanation For Little Reward

Disclaimer: Sarcasm included.  Two weeks ago I asked if passengers should be compensated if Wi-Fi is not available on a plane. The overwhelming reaction was yes. I emailed Delta and told them of the situation....

Should Passengers Get Compensation for No Wi-Fi?

Remember the days when you'd be excited if there was a movie on board? That made those interminable flights from Dallas to Hawaii in coach manageable. Today's IFE has improved significantly (unless it's Ethiopian...

Happy Festivus! Airing of Points Grievances 2017

Happy Festivus! It’s been a great year for TPOL, but let me tell you all the ways that airlines, hotel chains, credit card companies, bloggers, and commentators have disappointed me over the last year. I'm just...
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